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12/12/2017 9:50:20 AM
Three people are facing drug related charges after authorities attempted to serve a New York State Parole arrest warrant on New Road in the town of Dunkirk Monday night. Officers from State Parole, Dunkirk Police and the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office went to 3647 New Road to serve the warrant around 8 pm according to Dunkirk Police Chief David Ortolano... [audio:12121794621-Ortolanohawkinsfo...read more
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2017-12-12 12:50
At least one Republican has announced intentions to run for governor in 2018. Assembly Republican Minority Leader Brian Kolb made it official today. The 65-year-old Kolb is from Canandaigua in Ontario County and was first elected to the Assembly in 2000. He's been the minority leader since 2009. Governor Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, is expected to run for a third, four year term. Assembly Republic...read more
2017-12-12 12:37
An Amherst woman has been charged with aggravated DWI after a crash in the town of Collins in Erie County last night. Erie County Sheriff's deputies say that 29-year-old Olga Fushchini was apparently driving a vehicle that had crashed into a tree on Route 438. A deputy found Fushchini outside the vehicle. She failed standard field sobriety tests and an initial breath test. Fushchini registered a b...read more
2017-12-12 12:33
Heavy lake effect snow and blowing snow will impact portions of Western New York through Wednesday evening and will pose a major challenge for motorists who must travel in hazardous conditions.  A Lake Effect Snow Warning remains in effect through 7 pm Wednesday.  A general snowfall during the morning commute resulted in a number of crashes across the county according to Chautauqua Count...read more
2017-12-12 06:58
Fredonia village officials continue to work on securing state funding to address the issue of discolored drinking water in homes along six village streets. Last month, Fredonia Mayor Athanasia Landis declared a state of emergency in order to get state funding to help cover the cost of the project.  Dr. Landis told WDOE's Tina Zboch after Monday evening's Village Board meeting that she is hopi...read more
2017-12-12 06:43
An Alden man is facing aggravated DWI after a crash on Meadows Road in the town of Chautauqua around 12:30 am Tuesday. Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies say 33-year-old Benjamin Turton was driving the vehicle that was involved in the crash. Turton was found to have a blood alcohol content of .18 percent or greater, more than twice the legal limit. He was also charged with fail to keep right, mo...read more
2017-12-12 05:59
A general snowfall is occurring across Western New York this morning, but lake effect snow will develop during the afternoon, bringing over a foot of snow to portions of Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Southern Erie counties through Wednesday evening.  Meteorologist Tony Ansuini of the National Weather Service says the transition is expected to get under this afternoon and could make for a rough ...read more
2017-12-11 01:35
The Fredonia Police Department assisted the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Fraud Unit with a criminal investigation in the village Friday that led to a number of arrests for possession of fraudulent driver's licenses. Undercover officers reviewed the licenses of patrons entering downtown bars. As a result of the investigation, 26 individuals between the ages of 18 to 20 were arrested ...read more
2017-12-11 01:19
The Winter Storm Watch has been replaced with a Lake Effect Snow Warning from 10 pm Monday evening to 7 pm Wednesday evening for Chautauqua, Cattaraugus and Southern Erie counties. That's the word from the National Weather Service. A general snow tonight will transition to lake effect snow on Tuesday according to Meteorologist Jon Hitchock of the Buffalo office. He says travel will be very difficu...read more
2017-12-11 12:19
A Warren, Pennsylvania man is accused of injuring a woman with a vehicle during a domestic dispute on East Main Street in Falconer Sunday afternoon. Ellicott Town Police responded to the call around 4:30 pm Sunday. Officers found that 38-year-old Shawn Arnold was involved in an argument with the 38-year old female victim. During the argument, the victim was trying to get into Arnold's vehicle when...read more
2017-12-11 12:11
With about 20 days to go in public office, Chautauqua County Executive Vince Horrigan says one of his final priorities will be taken up next week by the County Legislature. He intends to discuss a proposed resolution to establish a Chautauqua Lake Protection and Rehabilitation Agency with legislators this week. Horrigan spoke about the agency when appeared on WDOE's Viewpoint program on Monday and...read more
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